- Immaculate sound and complete sonic freedom for advanced sound design.
- A new level of dynamic, shifting sound, with truly flexible routing and extensive modulation.
- Based on the DNA of MASSIVE, built for a new decade and designed to evolve.
Native Instruments has announced the long-awaited arrival of Massive X, a wavetable synth offering state-of-the-art architecture, a vast array of sounds, and expanded creative flexibility for users.
It’s much, much more than a rehash of the old system slapped together with a new look.
NI has “completely rethought” out the routing engine, allowing you to connect any output to inputs and route audio to and from multiple components simultaneously.
Here are the new features in a nutshell…
- 2 wavetable oscillators
- 170 wavetable options
- 10 oscillator modes (with dedicated sub-modes)
- 9 LFOs and envelopes
- 4 tracker modulators
- A single voice randomizer
- 3 performer modulators to draw in a maximum of 8 bars of modulation patterns.
- Switchable filters
- Noise generators
- Insert & master effects
- Saturn Rings modulation indicators
- An impressive preset library with production-ready sounds out of the box
Massive X retails at €199/$199. Massive users can also upgrade for €149/$149. More info at native-instruments.com.
With 170 different wavetables for sound design, modulation options aplenty, and 10 different oscillator modes — the team at NI appear to have gone the extra mile to usher in what could become a mainstay in soft synth history. We’ll just have to wait and see how the public responds. But what do you think — are you excited to try out Massive X?